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FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
to try. >> president obama at the sabam forum here in washington this weekend talking about iran and the possible long-term deal with iran. now, there's talk on capitol hill of a bipartisan plan to move forward with new sanctions, even as the administration is saying that that could potentially kill the interim deal it has with iran. in fact, reuters reported this from the foreign minister of iran -- or "time" magazine rather, said, it asked the foreign minister zarif what what happens if congress imposes new sanctions even if they do not go into effect for six months, he replied the entire deed is dead. we do not like to negotiate under duress. if congress sanctions it shows a lack of desire to achieve resolution on the part of the united states. we're back with the panel. charles? >> that statement shows how factious the president as we just heard that a regime can't change its behavior. all of the evidence that is the iranian regime has not changed its behavior. it's supporting the slaughter of the syrian regime in syria, supporting it actively and in many other ways. it's doublin
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
that intermittently and outside of the formal p-5 plus one mechanisms, the obama administration or members of it have conducted direct, secret, bilateral talks with iran. is that true or false? >> with regard to the kind of thing that you're talking about on a government-to-government level, no. >> reporter: many believe newland, now assistant secretary, was not among those who knew about the back channels, but secretary clinton did. >> we have from the very beginning made it clear to the iranians we are open to a bilateral discussion. so far there has not yet been any meeting of the minds on that. >> reporter: asked about what looks like a concerted effort to deceive the press and the public, the current spokesperson at state wouldn't confirm that jake sullivan met with them two years ago. >> is it the policy of the state department where the preservation of the secrecy of negotiations are concerned to lie in order to achieve that goal? >> james, i think there are times where diplomacy needs privacy in order to progress. this is a good example of that. >> reporter: marvin covered
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
world we take a new way forward. >> reporter: since barack obama became president then iran has installed roughly 14,000 sent fujs, about 74 pers the total on hand. >> the majority has taken place under president obama's watch, correct? >> i'd have to check on the specific numbers. >> you're not prepared to dispute that statement? >> james, i think what we're focused on at this point is the fact that we're now at a point where we are halting and rolling back the progress of their program and we're working towards a comprehensive agreement to bring an end to it. >> reporter: the white house repeated today that sanctions drove iran to the negotiating table but as kerry himself said in the clip we showed you sanctions came in and today there are 19,000 centrifuges and growing. >> james, thank you. >>> an international report card for schools has poor grades for u.s. students. american teens ranked 20th for reading skills out of 65 countries tested. the were ranked 22nd in science in math, the u.s. was well below average with 28 countries ahead. >>> the president makes another pitch
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
40% are in favor of the president's policy on iran. 48% are not. that is from quinnipiac tonight. this comes as a tug of war plays out here in washington over the islamic republic and its nuclear program. president obama is pulling one way and republicans and fellow democrats in congress pulling another. james rosen has more. >> reporter: i can assure you the iranians are listening to this hearing today. >> and if they were, they heard america's top diplomat tell the house foreign affairs committee that imposing additional sanctions right now would cost them the support of russia and china and strengthen the hand of those in iran the most hostile to the west. >> people in intel community will sit and tell you, and i urge you to get briefed on it, who will tell you the whole school of thought in iran, the hardliners who welcome the idea that the united states might whack them, because they think they will be heroes in the street. >> both sides of the aisle shows misgivings about the deal in geneva last month. they cited the fact that six security council resolutions now on the boo
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